School Analytics for Beginners

A course for schools using the 'School Analytics' marksheet system

This course is written specifically for schools who have purchased the 'School Analytics' system of SIMS marksheets. The techniques it describes are relevant to anyone who uses SIMS to record assessments in their school. Full details of the system are available from School Analytics website.

The course is delivered as a set of video lectures. You are free to download the lectures in the course and are encouraged to share them with colleagues.

Your Instructor

David Pott
David Pott

I'm an independent SIMS and Power BI consultant working with schools for over 10 years. I spend lots of time in different schools, talking about the best ways to use SIMS and Power BI and creating effective assessment and analysis systems. I run a popular assessment manager blog full of tips and trick for data managers in schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is School Analytics?
School Analytics is my off the shelf primary assessment system for schools that want to implement assessment without levels. Its a set of linked marksheets and analysis routines that enable school leaders to track overall attainment and progress for reading, writing, maths , SPAG and science. More details at
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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